Introduction to GNOME Power Manager

The GNOME Power Manager package contains a tool used to report on power management on the system.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS 12.1 platform.

Package Information

GNOME Power Manager Dependencies


GTK+-3.24.41 and UPower-1.90.2


DocBook-utils-0.6.14 and appstream-glib

Installation of GNOME Power Manager

Install GNOME Power Manager by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson setup --prefix=/usr --buildtype=release .. &&

To test the results, issue: ninja test.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

--buildtype=release: Specify a buildtype suitable for stable releases of the package, as the default may produce unoptimized binaries.


Installed Programs: gnome-power-statistics
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions


is used to visualize the power consumption of laptop hardware